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In the long answer questions (Long answer = 60 Marks & short notes = 20 Marks), Candidate need to read the question carefully and try to understand the real requirement of question.
First & Most importance thing:
Focus on question’s requirement & its Key words (tail words).
Meaning of Key words (Tail words):
Explain: It is conceptual in nature. You may have to bring out one concept in a detail.
Elaborate: In elaboration the concept or idea is already given. You have to bring out a series of logic in support of the statement.
Discuss: you have to bring out situations surrounding the topic.
Analysis: it refers to taking various facts of parts or a given statement into consideration and bringing to light its nature or structure, you take each part one by one and examine.
Examine: It refers to inspecting closely and bringing out facts i.e. you bring to light various aspects of given statement.
Critically examine: it means inspecting closely and forming or expressing judgment. The latter is of greater relevant here.
Illustrate: It refers to explaining or making clear by giving example.
Why: It is asking the logic of certain things. If it is followed by you, it may solicit your opinion.
What: The answer will be factual in nature.